|compulse - skiks|
"compulse" is a collection of (mostly) pulse-driven microtonal/xenharmonic tracks produced in 2010-2011. Quirky infectious hooks, fields of distortion, ambient soundscapes, and chamber music textures rub shoulders in an adventure with some surprising turns. Tunings are often mixed, producing a kind of heterophonous pitch space; other times one tuning or scale is explored with focus. The track list is designed for album style listening.
Keywords: drone; electroacoustic; electronic; experimental; improvisation; microtonal; modern classical; noise; polystyle; techno; xenharmonic; Bellingham
|Transcendissonance - City of the Asleep|
In the realm of microtonality, absolutes are non-existent, and common practice theory offers no light to guide the composer. What little theory there is comes from the science of psychoacoustics, from researchers seeking to generalize and quantify "consonance". This consonance-centric view is a siren for seemingly all the bewildered musicians who find themselves adrift in the uncharted waters of microtonality, and many have heeded its call only to run aground and founder indefinitely in an unm...
Keywords: city of the asleep; igliashon jones; netaudio; netlabel; split notes; split-notes; microtonal; xenharmonic; tuning; techno; glitch; electronic; electronica; post-rock
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